Benjamin Franklin: Life & Words
Added on March 04, 2015
Author Ann Kannings
Published November 2, 2014
File Size 107.72 KB
Benjamin Franklin: Life and Words 107.72 KB - This book is an anthology of 220 quotes from Benjamin Franklin and 90 selected facts about Benjamin Franklin.
Franklin's parents were both pious Puritans.
Although his parents talked of the church as a career for Franklin, his schooling ended when he was ten
Franklin was an advocate of free speech from an early age.
Franklin sought to cultivate his character by a plan of 13 virtues, which he developed at age 20 in 1726 and continued to practice in some form for the rest of his life.
“If youre going through hell, keep going.”
“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
“A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned”
“I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.”
“Many people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they are seventy five.”
“If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.”
“The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.” Do you want to download or read a ebook? It is available in PDF or epub format in the source
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